Exploring biodiversity with WWF Conservation Champion Cederberg Cellar

A few of us recently visited Cederberg Cellar a winery situated at the foot of Sneeuberg Mountain, one of the highest peaks in the Western Cape.

The farm is almost entirely surrounded by the Cederberg Conservancy which covers 183 000ha of totally unspoiled land. The Cape Floral Kingdom is divided in five different biomes, and two of these are found in the Cederberg Conservancy: the Fynbos Biome and the Succulent Karoo Biome.

We explored this farm's incredible biodiversity along with its custodians: owner David Nieuwoudt, winemaker Thinus Botha, junior assistant winemaker Jerome van Rooi, and